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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> hello and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. parliament calls for new elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles. tonight the crisis deepens in thailand. the prime minister suddenly dissolves parliament and is calling for new elections. picture of thousands rallying in the capitol where it is 11:00 in the morning. opposition party resigns from conflict. and the conflict is not over yet. wayne hay has the latest. >>> there is no indication that the prime minister will dissolve parliament, that they will change their goals. those goals have in fact changed a bit over the past few weeks. at first they said they would accept house dissolution. that quickly changed into their goal being the removal of the regime, referring to the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006 and lives in self proclaimed compile. his sister is now prime minister. they say the government is corrupt, this current government is corrupt and only
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
and reconciliation was all about. a very powerful thing for this young journalist. jonathan hunt was at the time working in great britain. you have covered his life for much of your career. >> extraordinary man. to pick up on the themes of everybody including president barack obama himself of the forgiveness and reconciliation. i think there are two particular acts which stand out in my mind. first was in 1994, after he was inago ra inago rated first thing he did was have tea with a woman betsy, widow of the architect of the par tide, the most bitter enemy of the black population of south africa. nelson mandela sat and had tea with that man's widow. it was an extraordinary act. in 1995 moving forward. we talk about the unity coming to people from sports. rugby in south africa is not stretching it much to say it's a religion. it was always an entirely white religion, the most important sport in south africa. the 1995 world rugby cup a warded to south africa for the ending of a par tide. it was still almost entirely whites in the sport. nelson mandela in the absolutely unthinkable act just a i fe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
the people that were here those years ago. so jonathan -- what else is expected -- are there any events expected to happen at the apollo tonight? >> well, not tonight, like i said -- you just have started here. people are finally just stopping by, many people sharing memory as lot of people have stopped by to speak to us, and say i remember back in 1990 that we were standing -- we were here on top of the marque. some people remember being -- really at this point no sort of planned memorial, or anything, if you will, just a lot of people here sharing fond memories. but i am sure there are some things in the work. >> in harlem tonight, jonathan, thank you. there's been reaction from around the world, and we want to read some of it to you. bill clinton released this statement. history will remember nelson mandelaar a champion for human dignity, and freedom, for peace and reconciliation. >> president clinton said we will remember him as a man of uncommon grace and some passion, and embracing adverse say, not just a political strategy, but a way of life. president clinton posts a photo of hi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
you. jonathan betz is here. jonathan. >> it is going to be a who's who of royals, celebrities, a leader of every major country will be in south africa, 100 have rscped so far. the queen of gland can't make it but david cameron can. mandela also close with cuba so its president, rool castro, -- raul castro will be there. hassan rouhani is coming. put not israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he is concerned about the high security cost. >>> the dalai lama will be there. ful of johannesburg wip be shut down. an entire airport will be set aside for just the vips. security will be as tighter as it's ever pen. >> i'm sure the teams charged with the protection of the dignitaries are lee a liaising h the south african police. >> likely be the world's largest memorial service in decades. tony. >> all right, boy, that will be. and it's happening in just a few hours' time. jonathan, thank you. many towns are celebrating, the milestones that mandela achieved in south africa but as allen schauffler reports. >> it's also the heart of high end retail in johannesburg in one of the riche
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
they can win elections because of scruppings. jonathan has a bird's eye view. >> shut down again by massive protests. >> they want the parliamentary majority to go. but the sudden offer of an alex has softened the mood. the show of strength more like a giant spring party. >> the leaders called for impressive turn out, and from up here, you can see they have achieved that goal. the streets around the capital are field with people. it has certainly made an impression on the government. what you don't see are the government's own supporters. for all these numbers, they have to ask whether they still have enough people to beat the government in an election. >> the fact is that in rural areas, the government is still very popular. there is some confusion among these protestors. was an election a big enough concession? >> if it was me, accept it. >> even if this government wins another election, which they might do? >> from me, yes. but i am not sure about other people. >> even the main opposition party seemed unclear. its leader has been demanding an election in days. it was suddenly unsure whet
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. are on jonathan ferro joins us now with more. walk us through what is about to happen. this is a big deal. >> you find out who you are to aware --g, when i'm when, where, and why. you go online and book your flight, but your hotel and try thoseure one of goldplated tickets. visitors expected to go into brazil for that one month alone. they all hope they can leverage that for financial reasons. this is big business. >> the airlines will be ready, the hotels will be ready. will there be anywhere to watch the games? >> tonight should have all been about showcasing what is available for next summer. these new upgraded stadiums unfortunately are not all going to be ready. they were meant to be ready by the end of this month. we are now looking at january. the economy contracted. a lot of concern in brazil at the moment. >> you get a sense that the designed to shine a light on the positives of the country, to get it to the front and center. you don't want the kind of that we have got at the moment. >> everyone is looking at you. over $1rica spent just billion of stadiums. brazil is spending three times
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
coliseum towards those downtown oakland exits. mass transit on time. wayne: real money. jonathan: it's a trip to europe! wayne: you're freaking out, oh my god, you're freaking out! - i'm going to go for the big deal of the day! - let's make a deal, baby, let's make a deal, yeah! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america, welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady, les make a deal. i need a couple right now. i need a couple. let's get this started. don't you wave that baguette at me. you two, come with me. everybody else have a seat. landy and earl. nice to meet you, pleasure. i love your mustache. which part of france are you both from? - i'm from paris, france, bien sur.
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
've got $20,000! (screams) i got a monkey i got a monkey. jonathan mangum, fitness profession-oh. - you're wayne brady! - who wants to make a deal! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer wayne brady! wayne: what's up, america, welcome to "let's make a deal". let's get to it. three people. let's go. let's go! the egg, i'll take the egg, come here, egg. i'll take the the geisha come here, geisha. yes, the geisha, that's you. and last but not least the cheerleader, kimberly, come here. everybody else have a seat. chelsea, nice to meet you. - nice to meet you. wayne: so what do you do? - i'm a nanny. wayne:
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> in 1990, nelson mandela visited new york city. thousands gathered in harlem to hear him speak. jonathan martin is there to tell us about that and what the scene is like tonight. >> a lot of people remember it like it was yesterday, they remember the day in 1990 when the new york city mayor invited nelson mandela to the city. one of the first places he stopped was in harlem. there was a lot of anticipation, excitement, thousands of people came. earlier tonight the apollo theatre had a mark key lit up. the lights went out. it said, "in memory of nelson mandela we remember and love you." a lot of people remember when he came in 1990 it was a big part of the visit. it said welcome home mr and mrs nelson mandela. one of the people who remembered that was the historian, mr billy mitchell. we talked about what that day was like in his memory. >> he was fully aware that all the people from civil rights fighters and to have his preps here, it meant a lot to all of us coming up out of problems. we were going through housing, education, things that of nature. his presence made us feel good, that t
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
african president nelson mandela. jonathan hunt takes a look back at this extraordinary life. >> reporter: when nelson mandela walked free from prison on february 11, 1990, he knew, as did the rest of the world, that white domination in south africa was about to end. he had fought apartheid since 1948, campaigning peacefully at first, then advocating and taking part in violent resistance. in 1964, he was sentenced to life with hard labor and sent to the notorious robin island prison. world wide protests against the apartheid regime quickly gathered pace. ♪ ♪ and nelson mandela became the most famous political prisoner on the planet. within months of his 1990 release, he was holding peace talks with south africa's then president and in april 1994, with apartheid abolished, nelson mandela became president himself after south africa's first all race elections. >> i have fought a very firmly. i have fought very firmly against this. i cherish the idea for south africa where all south africans are equal. >> reporter: nelson mandela served just one five-year term, but remained perhaps the mo
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